Teenager critically injured after being hit by car

A teenage pedestrian has been critically injured after being hit by a car.

The boy was taken to hospital in Worcester before being transferred to Birmingham Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

The collision happened near West Midlands Safari Park at Seven Hills near Bewdley, at just before 6pm yesterday.

When paramedics arrived, they found a 16-year-old boy with very serious injuries.

After treatment at the scene, he was initially taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital. A doctor from the Midlands Air Ambulance rendezvoused with the crew en-route.

After further treatment at hospital, he was transferred to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham with the MERIT trauma doctor travelling with the crew.

On arrival, his condition was ‘critical’.

The car driver was uninjured, but badly shaken.

– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman